DHADING, Aug 4 : There are dozens of crusher factories along the bank of the Trishuli river. Even the smaller rivers around are not devoid of such factories that operate almost round the clock. According to locals, collection of sand and stones from rivers did not stop even during the period of lockdown. Instead, ‘these illegal activities’ went rampant and this is sure to trigger serious environmental hazards in the long run.
GORKHA, Feb 13: The national pride project, Budhigandaki Hydropower Project, has distributed a total of Rs 28.18 billion to acquire private land. According to the project officials, the amount for the acquisition of 45,777 ropani of land in Gorkha and Dhading districts belonging to 21,159 households has been released.
DHADING, Jan 22: Seven people were killed and 11 others sustained injuries when a truck heading toward Dhadingbesi from Dhola Mandali Temple in Dhading district met with an accident at Nilkantha Municipality -8 on Tuesday.
REPUBLICA, Jan 19: Two youths were held with hashish from Naghdhunga on Wednesday. A team of police from the Metropolitan Police Sector, Naghdhunga, seized 1.15-kilogram of hashish from Phuwa Sherpa, 23, and Jip Tshering Sherpa, 22.
DHADING, Jan 18: On Friday, it was the rice feeding ceremony of the six-month old youngest son of Binaya Lamichhane and Jamuna Regmi Lamichhane. The Lamichhane couple - locals of Thankot, Chandragiri Municipality of Kathmandu - had another son, aged two. The two children are missing after the couple attempted suicide along with them on Thursday evening by diving into the Trishuli River at Benighat area of Dhading district. While Jamuna's dead body has been recovered, Binaya was saved by the locals.
DHADING, Jan 9: Construction materials are left scattered around the premises. The building has been raised to three floors for now while the wall of the ground floor is covered with algae. This is the condition of the building of Nepal Telecom (NT) in Shanti Bazaar of Dhading which began construction six years ago.
GORKHA, Nov 22: Locals and elected representatives staged protests in front of the Dhading and Gorkha district administration offices (DAOs) on Thursday, demanding that the compensation for the land to be acquired for the construction of the Budhigandadki Hydropower Project be determined at the earliest.
DHADING, Nov 3: Farmers in Dhading district, after suffering losses in poultry, have turned to quail (battai) farming. They find it easier to rear quail for both eggs and meat, and they are relieved from selling to the middleman.
DHADING, Sep 1: The farmers of Ruby Valley Rural Municipality located in the northern area of the district are reliant on yak farming for several generations. However, in a lack of livestock insurance, they are prone to suffer heavy losses from time to time.
DHADING, Aug 3: Emergency service for pregnant women is essential for safe motherhood. However, expecting mothers in most of the rural areas of the country continue to suffer in lack of medical interventions. In a bid to address this problem, Ganga Jamuna Rural Municipality in Dhading has started running ‘labor room’ in all the health centers of this remote place.
DHADING, June 28: On June 23, Kali Mijar, 34, a member of Dhunibesi Municipality committed suicide by consuming a chemical fertilizer. Police are still investigating to find out the reason behind her suicide.
DHADING, June 21: Eleven medics including doctors hired on contract at the Dhading District Hospital do not remember the last time they collected their salaries. In fact they have been working without pay for the past 11 months.
DHADING, June 11: Ten years have gone by since the government announced to construct a permanent dumping site at Bancharedanda for managing the solid waste generated in Kathmandu. But the dumping site has not been constructed yet in Bancharedanda borders, Dhading and Nuwakot districts.
DHADING, May 27: In order to contain dengue infection, Dhading is preparing to launch many campaigns in the district. Nilkantha Municipality has initiated a campaign in coordination with the Health Service Department, the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division as well as local communities to fight dengue infection.
DHADING, May 23: A committee has been formed to investigate into the unlawful activities being conducted in Dhading District Jail. A meeting of the officials of the District Administration Office in Dhading Besi on Wednesday formed a three-member investigative team under the coordination of Assistant Chief District Officer Arjun Kumar Sharma Guragain.
DHADING, April 22: Ram Sharan Tripathi of Siddhalek Rural Municipality Ward-4 in Dhading has been involved in farming for the past 25 years. Farmers like him had to wait for their turn to use oxen for plowing as there were limited number of oxen in the village. He has now bought a mini tiller which has made things lot easier for him.
KATHMANDU, March 30: Police, on Thursday noon, raided a hashish factory in Gajuri Rural Municipality-4 of Dhading and seized 110 kilograms of hashish and 532 kilograms of marijuana dust, which is used to produce hashish.
KATHMANDU, March 23: Police, on Friday morning, arrested one Indian national from Dhading on the charge of smuggling 164 kilograms of hashish from Kathmandu to India using a truck with Indian number plate.
DHADING, March 2: Chepangs in Goirang village of Dhading have never experienced how it feels like using electricity. Sometimes, they cannot even light their lamps when they have no oil in stock. A community school in one such village has received computers. Chepang kids have now seen computers, but have not learnt to use them.
DHADING, Feb 12: Priskala Tamang of Khaniyabas Rural Municipality-2 is very happy after her village recently got connected with the road network. Previously, the small settlement in the north of Dhading district was totally dependent on mules to transport essentials like food and construction materials.
DHADING, Jan 29: Locals in some of the villages in Dhading have been seeing electricity poles scattered along the roadsides for a long time. However, these villagers are bound to live in darkness as there is no power in many of the villages.